5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 September 2022

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Blood Disgust presents ten horror prequels we’re dying to see after Pearl

With Ti West’s latest installment of his slasher series, Pearl, in theaters now, Bloody Disgusting’s Daniel Kurland gives us ten more films that could use the prequel treatment.

Crime Reads with where to start with Dark Academia fiction

Over at Crime Reads, Joanna Margaret dives into the Dark Academia fiction subgenre. Part campus novel, part mystery, and inherently gothic, Dark Academia’s reach is older and more far reaching than Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.

This Time Tomorrow: Today. Emma Straub remembers her late father, horror fiction icon Peter Straub, at Vulture

Emma Straub’s heartfelt remembrance of her legendary father, horror writer Peter Straub, who was the basis of her most recent novel, This Time Tomorrow.

Brian McAuley takes on The H-Word over at Nightmare, writing about hand-me-down horror

Brian McAuley (Curse of the Reaper) talks about his early inspirations in the form of horror hand-me-downs from one generation to the next—vhs tapes and tattered tomes—over at Nightmare Magazine.

Simon Strantzas writes of the obvious perils of the dream sequence in weird fiction

Over at Weird Horror Magazine, Simon Strantzas takes on the oft overused dream sequence, which is basically fear, without the threat, and presents us with a way writers might overcome the pitfalls and take advantage of the surreal imagery.

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